AP/CC English Vocab Terms 2

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Lamentation
Expressions of mourning, grief or regret.
Dissuade
To persuade not to do something, to advise or urge against.
Marauder
One who roves in quest of plunder.
Reconnoiter
To inspect, observe or survey an enemy position, strength, etc., to gain information for military purposes.
Hoary
Gray or white with age. Ancient or venerable.
Intransigent
Unwilling to agree or compromise.
Affront
To insult openly, to offend purposely to one's face, to confront. As a noun, an open insult or offense, a confrontation.
Imbibe
To consume liquids (usually alcohol) by drinking, to absorb or soak up.
Prowess
Bravery, daring.
Revile
To address or speak of abusively.
Flag
To become tired, grow weak, droop.
Whet
To make keen or eager, to stimulate.
Endowment
Money or property given a person or institution to provide a permanent income.
Stint
To limit, to be careful in use.
Retinue
A group of attendants or followers.